This Day in History – When the French Were Strong

October 19, 1781 the British surrender to George Washington at Yorktown. Apparently General Cornwallis of the Brits did not feel well that day . . . no kidding, losing to a scrappy colony that couldn’t even dress its troops . . . so instead General O’Hara officially surrendered for the British. But even O’Hara couldn’t …

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Winning with Nuclear Fusion, a New Metaphor

Winning with Nuclear Fusion Thursday evening I ended up in a conversation about nuclear fusion, not a subject I know much about, but I have a vague understanding . . . that got me thinking about what it takes to launch a business, or learn a new skill since both of those activities require an …

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Running Mastery: Sports Stat of the Week

So you probably thought you’d hear about hockey this week given that preseason begins . . . now, but instead how about a diversion to running. In tandem with my research on the non verbal, environmental cues that foster the growth of super stars I get to look at super stars themselves. It’s really amazing …

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Notable and Quotable – Income Mobility Study

A tidbit most pertinent to those who live and die by the mantra that the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer…. From an interview with Thomas Sowell on his new book, “Economic Facts and Fallacies.” If we follow human beings instead of income brackets, perhaps we can find more meaningful information …

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